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Top Gion Historic Hotels

Birodo-an
3 out of 5
478-4 Shimo Kawaramachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"Good stay, close to main city spot places. The neighborhood atmosphere is really nice, very calm but the night life is also just a few blocks away."…"

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2015

Birodo-an
Hatoba-An Machiya Residence Inn
3.5 out of 5
382-12 Moto-Cho Yamato-Oji Higashi-Iru, Furumonzen-Dori Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥34,876 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
4.9/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
A unique experience in a great location

"We enjoyed our experience at Hatoba-an. Much more than a hotel room, or even a ryokan, it's a slice of history and lifestyle that you can explore completely at your leisure. We would love to stay again!"…"

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2016

Hatoba-An Machiya Residence Inn
Kyoto Inn Gion
3 out of 5
435, Rinkacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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The price is ¥8,300 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
4.8/5Exceptional! (291 reviews)

"We absolutely adored our time in Kyoto. Hotel was in a great location. Train station about a 10 minute walk. I was 7 months pregnant and I did just fine pulling my suitcase. Very neat neighborhood with plenty to see. Our room was on the tiny side but we did get what we paid for. This was just one ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

Kyoto Inn Gion

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Inari Inn Gion
2.5 out of 5
575-22 Inaricho Minamigumi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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4.8/5Exceptional! (29 reviews)

"Room comfortably fit 3 people and the mats were so comfortable! No one was at the reception desk most of the time but we had keypad and key access to the inn/our room and manager responded to calls instantly. Great stay!"…"

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2018

Inari Inn Gion
Gion-Kinpyo
4.5 out of 5
335, Miyoshi-cho, Furumonzen, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥38,843 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.8/5Exceptional! (56 reviews)

"Excellent quiet location. Breakfast option was great. Perfect for our family of 4"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019

Gion-Kinpyo
Hotel Ethnography Gion Shinmonzen
3.5 out of 5
Nishino-cho 219-2, Higashiyama-ku, Gion, Kyoto, Kyoto
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The price is ¥23,182 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
4.7/5Exceptional! (169 reviews)

"We took the private room with private garden. By far the best room in japan. Heaps of space. Clean as room. Temp in room without heating or cooling was excellent. I will really miss it"…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Hotel Ethnography Gion Shinmonzen
Machiya Maya Gion
4 out of 5
Higashiyama-ku, Komatsu-cho 562-11, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥26,210 per night from Nov 17 to Nov 18
4.6/5Exceptional! (42 reviews)
Memorable place to stay!

"This traditional Japanese home was exactly how we envisioned it. It was clean, the floors were heated, an unexpected surprise. Very clean and comfortable. Right in the heart of Gion, so many restaurants and things to see and do. Great for couples or families, highly recommended it!"…"

Reviewed on May 25, 2020

Machiya Maya Gion
Gion Maifukan
3.5 out of 5
4 4 0 Kamibentencho Higashiyama Ward, Gion-Machi Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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4.6/5Exceptional! (120 reviews)

"Amazing!!! We loved staying here. Perfect location, nice size and clean room. Staff was so friendly and helpful!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

Gion Maifukan
Gion Fukuzumi Inn
3.5 out of 5
Shinbashi Nishi-Iru, Higashi-Oji, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥35,295 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30
4.6/5Wonderful! (20 reviews)
Amazing first time experience of Kyoto

"The hotel is in an amazing location, especially for Sakura viewing with the shrine/park just behind it and the viewing spots on the river only a short walk away. The hotel staff are friendly and very accommodating, helping me with locating specialised shops in the area and in giving me directions ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2019

Gion Fukuzumi Inn
Ishibekoji Ryugin
4 out of 5
Shimogawara town 463-12, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥68,000 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
4.5/5Wonderful! (24 reviews)

"Amazing apartment, great service and really good location"…"

Reviewed on May 9, 2019

Ishibekoji Ryugin
Mr. Keys Gion
3.5 out of 5
313-5, Giommachi Kitagawa, Higashiyama, Kyoto, Kyoto
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4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
Comfortable, cosy place, easy access to Gion

"Easily accessible location to Gion, by walking or by bus or subway. Comfortable place to stay with thoughtful and necessary amenities provided!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2017

Mr. Keys Gion
Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE
4 out of 5
502 Washio-cho, Shimogawara, Gion, Kyoto, Kyoto
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The price is ¥37,200 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 31
4.5/5Wonderful! (160 reviews)
Comfortable ryokan in interesting area of Kyoto

"Comfortable ryokan in lovely part of Kyoto. Friendly welcoming team and we enjoyed the traditional Japanese style room. Found a great cosy restaurant to eat in nearby and had a delicious full Japanese breakfast at the ryokan before leaving."…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Kyoto Ryokan SAKANOUE
Kyoto Ryokan "The KINOE"
4 out of 5
44-8 Bishamon-cho, Higashioji-dori, Matsubara-agaru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥29,256 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.4/5Wonderful! (103 reviews)

"Basic n simple Just stay ok"…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Kyoto Ryokan "The KINOE"
Yoshi-Ima
3.5 out of 5
Yamatoohji Higashi-iru Nishinocho 229, Shinmonzendori, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥27,273 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30
4.4/5Excellent! (21 reviews)

"We had a fantastic stay at gion yoshi ima for 6 nights. The ryokan was absolutely incredible and the staff were absolutely amazing. Location was great. Nothing was a hassle, we were treated so kindly would recommend this stay without question!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2019

Yoshi-Ima
Hotel Sunline Kyoto Gion Shijyo
3 out of 5
493-1 Kiyoicho,Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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4.3/5Excellent! (364 reviews)

"Great location, clean and spacious and nice staff. A little dated but good value and I’d stay there again."…"

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2018

Hotel Sunline Kyoto Gion Shijyo
Gion Shinmonso
3.5 out of 5
Hanamikohji shinmonmae higashiyama-ku, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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4.2/5Excellent! (45 reviews)
Highly recommend

"Great place!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2018

Gion Shinmonso
APA Hotel Kyoto Gion EXCELLENT
3 out of 5
555, Minamigawa, Gionmachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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The price is ¥4,545 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4/5Very Good! (879 reviews)
Great location - would stay again for location

"This is our second APA hotel that we've stayed at so far. Nothing that really caught my attention honestly other than the amazing location. I'd stay at this hotel again especially for the location. Literally, the Yasaka shrine is less than a block away. One tiny thing was that it felt a little dusty ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

APA Hotel Kyoto Gion EXCELLENT
Oyado Tofukuji
2.5 out of 5
Higashiyama-ku, Fukuinegoshonouchi-cho 7-29, Kyoto, Kyoto
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3.3/5 (6 reviews)
方便

"交通方便,晚上買宵夜近"…"

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2018

Oyado Tofukuji
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Frequently asked questions

What can a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Gion?
A trip to the prominent temples in Gion is a draw to those who want to learn about local history. During your stay, you can visit the shops.
What's the best place to stay in Gion to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Kyoto Inn Gion is a top 3-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features free breakfast and free WiFi. Yasaka Shrine is a short walk away. A couple of other options near historic sites include Gion Maifukan and APA Hotel Kyoto Gion EXCELLENT.
How many historically relevant hotels will I find in Gion?
In Gion, you’ll find 267 hotel accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 34 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical places and other sights in Gion?
Gion is notable for its temples and monuments, and landmarks include Yasaka Shrine, Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre, and Hanamikoji Dori. Cultural venues include Gion Corner, Gion Shirakawa Area, and Kahitsukan - Kyoto Museum of Contemporary Art. Pontocho is another popular sight to explore.
What is a historic hotel like in Gion?
Guests who choose historic hotels have the opportunity to stay in a building officially recognized with a national historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world can take the form of stately homes, palaces or even lodges, old police stations or skyscrapers — any place of special interest. These types of hotels in Gion often preserve authentic characteristics such as period features or traditional architecture within the guestrooms or public spaces.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
The two are similar. “Historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S., while you’ll often hear “heritage hotel” in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to emphasize the architecture and actual building. A heritage hotel draws meaning mainly from the cultural value and how it inspired the community.
Do historic hotels in Gion have modern facilities?
Yes, efforts are made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions, while interiors have safety features and modern conveniences. Tourists who book a stay can expect the usual amenities from a contemporary hotel such as Smart TVs, WiFi, and updated bathroom facilities. Booking a historic hotel in Gion doesn’t mean you’re picking a place that’s uncomfortable for guests or simply rundown.

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